Anglo-Norman Studies: Proceedings of the Battle Conference 2002 (Anglo-Norman Studies v. 25)
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The Battle Conference celebrated its quarter-centenary in 2002 in Glasgow, and this volume, while ranging from Norman Sicily to Scandinavia, has a particular focus on Scottish themes. There are six papers on aspects of Scottish history from the eleventh to the early thirteenth century: on kings and their followers, on the building of burghs, and on the border abbey churches. Charters (Norman, Anglo-Norman and Scottish) represent another focus. In addition to papers discussing problems of authenticity and the implications of forgery, several others use charter evidence to shed new light on royal and aristocratic values and on critical periods in the history of William the Conqueror and the Marshal earls. Three papers take a comparative look at past and present interpretations of law and law codes in England, Scotland and Scandinavia; two investigate contemporary historians' perceptions of the Jews and Byzantium. Contributors: MICHAEL ANGOLD, G.W.S. BARROW, DAVID BATES, DAUVIT BROUN, JULIA CRICK, A.A.M. DUNCAN, RICHARD FAWCETT, J0HN HUDSON, MICHAEL H. GELTING, MICHAEL KENNEDY, RICHARD MORTIMER, BRUCE O'BRIEN, DANIEL POWER, NIGEL WEBB.
DAVID BATES R. Allen Brown Memorial Lecture: The Conqueror's Adolescence MICHAEL ANGOLD Knowledge of Byzantine History in the West: the Norman Historians (Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries) G. W. S. BARROW Companions of the Atheling DAUVIT BROUN The Absence of Regnal Years from the Dating Clause of Charters of Kings of Scots, 1195-1222 JULIA CRICK St Albans, Westminster and some Twelfth-Century Views of the Anglo-Saxon past RICHARD FAWCETT The Architectural Context of the Border Abbey Churches in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries MICHAEL H. GELTING Predatory Kinship Revisited JOHN HUDSON Legal Aspects of Scottish Charter Diplomatic in the Twelfth Century: a Comparative Approach M. J. KENNEDY 'Faith in the one God flowed over you from the Jews, the sons of the patriarchs and the prophets'. William of Newburgh's writings on anti-Jewish violence. RICHARD MORTIMER Anglo-Norman Lay Charters, 1066-1100: a Diplomatic Approach BRUCE O'BRIEN The Instituta Cnuti and the Translation of English Law DANIEL POWER The French interests of the Marshal Earls of Striguil and Pembroke, 1189-1234 NIGEL M WEBB Settlement and Integration: the Establishment of an Aristocracy in Scotland (1124-1214)
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